16 April 2018
The Centre for Science and Policy held a reception in Cambridge last month at the McGrath Centre in St Catharine's College. Along with a chance for CSaP to thank it's many contributors in Cambridge, it was also an opportunity for academics to hear from two Policy Fellows about how their Fellowship had helped them in their roles.
10 April 2018
As part of its contribution to the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS), the ESRC would like to commission up to four research grants that will deepen and broaden our understanding of the complex issues related to Transnational Organised Crime (TNOC) and its interrelation with other licit and illicit activities.
27 March 2018
Developing the next generation of scientific leaders: professional development for early-career researchers
21 March 2018
CSaP hosted a 2-day policy workshop in collaboration with the FCO and TRAFFIC, bringing together a range of experts from government, academia and other key stakeholders to explore how behavioural insights research can help reduce demand for products of illegal wildlife trade.
1 March 2018
CSaP has announced the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship for Easter Term 2018
20 February 2018
TIGR2ESS, a new research project funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund, was launched in Delhi at an event attended by academics and policy makers from India and the UK.
30 January 2018
In the second of the 2018 Climate Seminar series, Dr Renata Tyszczuk (Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Sheffield) took the audience on a voyage through the fascinating history of scenarios, showing how story-telling and the arts and humanities can support climate change research and leave us better prepared for uncertain futures.
19 January 2018
In the first of the 2018 Climate Change Seminar Series, Professor Charles Kennel (Director Emeritus of the Sripps Institution of Oceanography) explained why California’s climate fate is tied up with the behaviour of the Pacific El Nino and La Nina system, how the loss of Arctic sea ice may be changing that system, and how gaining a greater understanding over its processes might enable us to predict extreme weather in future.
28 November 2017
CSaP has announced the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship for Lent Term 2018
27 November 2017
Dr Steven Wooding, CSaP Lead for Research and Analysis, has recently completed a summary of the evidence on the effectiveness of, and burden imposed by, the grant peer review system.